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Entered as second-class matter November 17, 1916, at the post office at Framingham, Mass., under the act of March 3, 1S79. 



No. 32 



One of the most successful out-of-door per- 
formances ever given in Wellesley took place last 
Tuesday night, the 11th of June, when the Gods 
and Goddesses of Olyimpus took possession of 
Tupelo, to arraign the Shepherd Paris, for award- 
ing the golden ball, prize for the fairest, to Venus 
in preference to Juno or Pallas. 

From the stately entrance of Queen Elizabeth, 
in whose honor the masque was supposedly given, 
to the conclusion of the Goddess' quarrel, by which 
the prize was given to Elizabeth, as the embodi- 
ment of all perfections, the play was full of charm 
and beauty. The music by Harriet Webber and 
Elizabeth Shipman was exceptionally well worked 
out, and added greatly to the effect of the masque. 
Venus' charm, Juno's majesty, and Pallas' mar- 
tial bearing were well maintained by Margaret 
Stevenson, '20, Winona Stevens, '20, and Kath- 
ryn Hinrichs, '19. Eleanor Carroll as Paris was 
a most realistic shepherd of royal birth. 

Hardly enough can be said for the effectiveness 
of costuming, lighting and entrance. The whole 
masque is the evident result of well directed work 
and thought, and its success is in large part due 
to Miss Edith Smaill's excellent coaching and to 
Alice Burbank's faithful co-operation and direc- 


The Arraicx.mext of Paris. 

By George Peele. 

Under the direction of Miss Edith .Margaret Smaill. 

Characters (in order of appearance) 
Queen Elizabeth . . Marion Wallace 

(l'res. of Zeta Alpha) 

Ate Mary Holland 

Pan Marion Lord 

Faunus Elizabeth Scott 

Silvanus Dorothy Doremus 

Pomona Rachel McC'ormiek 

Flora Muriel Starrctt 

Rhanis Ridley Berryman 

Pallas Kathryn Hinrichs 

Juno Winona Stevens 

Venus Margaret Stevenson 

Paris Eleanor Carroll 

Oenone Kathleen Thompson 

Mercury Helen Burgner 

Vulcan Hilde Wulp 

Nymph and solo dancer Martha Jane Judson 

Bacchus Gretehen Peabody 

Pluto Gwendoline Keene 

Jupiter Anna Russell 

Apollo Helen Whiting 

Saturn Dorothy Robathan 

Mars Elizabeth Shipman 

Diana Emily Thompson 

Clotho Julia Brannock 

Lachesis Hazel Martin 

Atropos Margaret Johnson 

Nymphs, Cyclops, Knights, Ladies 
The scenes are laid in Diana's bower and a wood 

(Continued on page 6) 


The Senate has appointed Margaret llamm 
House President of Pomeroy for the year 1919- 

The success of Float Night on June 10 proved 
conclusively that 1919's record for good weather 
cannot be broken nor can her record for a cred- 
itable performance be outdone. 

1919's Boat First in- Race. 
After the four crews had rowed from the boat 
bouse past the spectators, the race began, urged 
on by the cheers of the enthusiastic classes. Not 
until Margaret Post, '19, made the announcement 
did the spectators know the winner. Then: 
"Rah, rah Wellesley 

'19 Rah! 
Hoorah! '19, Wellesley!" 

came with a crash. The Junior and Sophomore 
crews finished in second and third places respec- 

Cups and W's Awarded. 

1919, by winning this year, got the cup for 
the third time. Then individual cups awarded by 
Mr. Hunnewell each year, were given to members 
of the winning crew. Mr. Fette's announcement 
that the cup for the best oarsman on the lake was 
awarded to Margaret Post, '19, was followed by 
wild cheering. So also was Margaret Post's pres- 
entation of an honorary W to Mr. Fette in recog- 
nition of his untiring work with the crews. 

W's this year were given to Alice Clough, Evelyn 
Holt, Marjorie Seudder, Elizabeth Shipman, and 
Margaret Post, all of 1919, to Emily Edwards, 
Margaret Gay, Mary Hering, Mildred Shepherd, 
Dorothea Mepham and Sidney Sayre, of 1920; and 
to Dorothy Brainard, and Gladys Hathaway of 

After a long intermission and a concert from 
the band stationed out on the lake, the four crews 
paraded across the lake and formed the W. In 
their honor the classes sang their crew-songs as 
they waited for the pageant. 

Pageant op World Leasers Goes By. 

Wfaban, the Spirit of the Lake, impersonated by 
Esther Worden, '19, appeared from the lake and 
gravely watched the pageant of the world, "the 
host of vanished leaders,'' float past him. Rameses 
of ancient Egypt led the way followed by Arthur 
and Caesar. The great prow of the Viking's boat 
pushed ahead of Richard Coeur de Leon's adven- 
turous ship. Joan of Arc, with her banners, swept 
by. So passed in turn, Napoleon, Washington, and 
Grant, heroic American figures. The Great War 
was vividly represented by Joffre, smiling genially 
to the crowd, Mars, the grim God of War, Death, 
trampling civilization under foot, and Fire, whose 
red gleams shot out vengefully. Then came the 
solution — the League of Nations, accompanied by 
Justice, Prosperity and Happiness and, last of 
all, Peace. They were all well portrayed: especially 
fine effects were obtained with Mars, Fire and 

Soon after the pageant and the singing of the 
classes, Emavail Luce, the Freshman president, 
stepped out in her garb of "Peace" and christened 
Hi.'J's boat. Then the college eight, the "varsity 

(Continued on page 3, column 3) 

The world process is ever the same, said Dr. 
Albert Parker Fitch to the graduating class at the 
commencement exercises in Memorial Chapel, Fri- 
day, June 13. The world undergoes a long period 
of development, then comes the crisis, the breaking 
up, and finally — the rebuilding is begun again only 
to go through the same stages. Yet men seldom 
realize this, and they never realize the crisis when 
it comes, otherwise they would see more clearly 
and would know how to act. It is very hard for 
men to understand how slowly changes come. In 
spite of the veneer of modern civilization, man 
has changed little, and has never learned to read 
the signs of his times. Jesus realized this in his 
work. In the modern world, this misunderstanding 
and ignorance of human nature is typified in the 
Russian situation. For years the Russian lower 
classes have been treated as beasts. Now the civ- 
ilized world is surprised to see that they act like 
beasts. Unseeing, uncomprehending, the world 
goes on trying experiments perilous to human life. 

Now, however, there seems to be indications of 
a new world. New physical movements, new eco- 
nomic movements, new art, new music, new free 
verse, new ethical standards, are all arising. Re- 
ligion itself has passed from the terms of meta- 
physics into the terms of the idealist. In this new 
world the college graduate has a very special duty. 
It is to give the new world what learning can give 
and to be ever faithful to the spirit gleaming. It 
is disloyal to keep certain outgrown standards and 
forms of virtue, but one may be loyal to its spirit. 
The graduates will prove whether or not Wellesley 
believes that behind the world is mind, conscious 
and intelligible wilrTUs a help to the tragedy and 
suffering of man. Don't lose faith in the world 
and think that it can't be understood. Have faith 
in the trustworthiness of human experience. De- 
duce principles; keep on gathering facts. The 
books giving the spirit and aspirations of the times 
are the books important to be read, for it is neces- 
sary to revere our own intellect. Above all, the 
college graduate must have intellectual integrity. 
Think straight, meet the logical conclusion; say 
what you think and mean. Trust and respect your 
mind and believe in the heart of mankind. All 
hearts are not the same, and they manifest them- 
selves in different ways, but believe in the heart of 
mankind, and go out heart free and strong. 
President Pendleton Tells of College Activities. 

President Pendleton spoke briefly concerning the 
work which has been carried on in the college dur- 
ing the past year. The amount raised for the war 
chest budget was over $10,000 and for the United 
War Work Drive over $21,000. The fourth and 
fifth Liberty Loan drives resulted in a subscrip- 
tion of over $16,000 from the students alone, and 
the total of the five drives was $241,450. The 
Alumnae Association Campaign for life member- 
continued on page 3, column 2) 


Boarb of Ebttors 

Eleanor Skerry, 1920, Editor-in-Chief. 
Margaret Johnson, 1920, Associate Editor. 
Elizabeth Peale, 1920, Business Manager. 
Dorothy Bbiqht, 1921, Ass't Business Manager. 

Assistant Editors. 
Mary Barnet, 1920 Clemwell Hinciicliffe, 1921. 
Muriel Fritz, 1920. Margaret Metzgee, 1921. 
Mary Dooly, 1 921. Elizabeth Sayre, 1921. 
Margaret Griffiths, 1922. 


January 8 to May 29, 1919. 



It's custom to write a farewell, good luck, God 
bless you editorial — so this is it. The News feels 
like patting every one on the back and saying 
"Good bye children, have a glorious time, and do 
come back and subscribe to us in the fall." In- 
cidentally, our best congratulations and thanks 
to the weather man for making 1919's Commence- 
ment such a perfect week. The News, like every- 
one else, is going to miss 1919 next year, the besl 
of luck and success to every single '19er! 


The days of subway jams between classes and 
flapping cardboard ceilings and unbearable heat 
are practically over for the students and most of 
the faculty, though the administration offices will 
continue to partake of the delights of being in 
the "Ad" Building. The college lias put up with 
the temporary building with considerable grace, 
and the students appreciate the way in which the 
faculty have uncomplainingly put up with all the 
inconveniences for a longer period than any of 
the girls have had to endure. The new recitation 
hall is another step to the new Wellesley that is 
corning. This last, year has seen many advances 
made, both in the matter of actual building and 
changes on the campus, and also in the matter of 
rules, courses and ideals. It has been a splendid 
year to look back upon, and perhaps the greatest 
of its gifts are the sure promises of all that is to 


In the various local interests which absorb so 
much time at college, the average student is apt to 
loose a very necessary thing -her sense of pro- 
portion. College matters loom so large, outside 
events (aside from the social, we admit) so trivial. 
While it is necessary and commendable to be ab- 
sorbed in college affairs, yet complete absorption 
is detrimental to the college and to the individual. 
A college education is, after all, intended to help 
the student meet the larger problems that come 
in life. If the student's attention is so bound up 

in just what occurs in Wellesley, the affairs of 
importance assume an importance out of all pro- 
portion to their \alue. 

Summer vacation is an excellent time to renew 
one's sense of proportion. \ close studj of the 
world's affairs, a deeper interest in them and in 
the working out of problems thai are to be settled 
now <,r in the future all these make one realize 

what a miniature world the college world is, and 

how minor are most of its difficulties, lie inter- 
ested in colic gi and give it your firsl and hear 

tiest interest and support, hut cultivate a sense 

of humor and be awake to what is going on out- 
side, and don'l oegleci the n < » (paper in prefer 
to a re-hash of the society question. 


All contributions for this column must be signed 
with the full name of the author. Only articles thus 
signed will be printed. Initials or numerals will be 
used in printing the articles if the writer so desires. 

The Editors do not hold themselves responsible for 
opinions and statements which appear in this column. 

Contributions should be in the hands of the Editors 
by g A. M. on Monday. 

What Are You Doing. 
Last summer, with the war still on, the incentive 
to do war work of some kind was great. This 
summer it is different. The war is over. The 
men are coming home. It somehow seems as 
though war work should logically be over. Much 
of it is, but there is very much still waiting to 
lie done. The French and Belgian refugees still 
need clothes and food and money. Hospitals still 
need bandages and articles of clothing for wounded 
soldiers. In fact there are innumerable oppor- 
tunities for the college girl this summer. Aside 
from war work there is social work of all sorts, 
from working girls' camps to playground work 
for the children. Not every girl is in a position 
to undertake work of this kind, but there are 
many who can. It is for them to remember that 
service did not end when the armistice whistles 



Tin: Roomless Sophomore. 

Why are Sophomores not allowed to stay in col- 
lege homes over commencement when there are 
rooms that are not being used? Of course, if 
graduates arc staying in the dormitory, they should 
have precedence over the students, lint when the 
graduates do not (ill the house, it seems a bit un- 
necessary to turn the Sophomores out to sleep 
where they can. 

I realize that the rooms must be cleaned, and as 
soon as possible put into order lor next year. But 
all a Sophomore wants is a mattress and a place 
to put her suit-case. She should of course give up 
her room as soon as she can, but I cannot see thai 
she is inconveniencing anyone when she takes an 
unused room in tin- house and makes it her head- 



We waul a (cw men's suits. Surely vou 
will give us that old uniform or old dress 
suit that is lying around. Bring it back 
uilh \<in in the fall -and see il perform 
on the Bain stage. 

Tin: I! mi ssw ILLOWS. 

Knitted Articles. 

Sweaters 203 

Socks 24,1 

Helmets 2 

Wristlets 1 

Mufflers I 

— 11« 

.Men's undershirts 365 

Boys' undershirts 99 

Boys' underdrawers 118 

Women's drawers 28 

Aprons 40 

Women's dresses 27 

Chemises 5 

Bandaged fool socks '. 476 

French foot slippers 23 

Comfort kits 890 

Girls' petticoats 61 

Convalescent robes 11 

Pajamas (French) 9 

Layettes (14 articles) 29 .... 406 

Layettes (27 articles) 91 2457 


Iti the course of the whole year from October 
until June 13,535 articles were finished in the 
Wellesley College Red Cross Rooms. 
Respectfully submited, 

Clara A. Hayward, Director. 


The News for May 22nd gave the names of the 
members of the Reconstruction Unit. Passports 
have been obtained and they will sail June 11th, 
following Miss Stimson who sailed May 14th. 

It is now expected that three additional mem- 
bers will sail July 2nd. These are 

Dr. .Mary W. Marvell, 1891, of Fall River, where 
she is held in high esteem. She is a graduate of 
Johns Hopkins Medical School, '00, has served as 
interne in the N. E. Hospital for Women and 
Children in Roxbury, and is pathologist for Union 
Hospital, Fall River. Her specialties are bacteri- 
ology and pathology. Dr. Marvell is a member of 
the Mass. Medical Society. 

Julia Larimer, '07, has taught in the schools 
of Topeka, Kansas, and New York City, for two 
years she has been head of the hoarding depart- 
ment of Miss Barstow's School, Kansas City. 
She has served with gnat success in executive 
capacity in lied Cross work in Kansas. 

Lucille Kroger, 'II, has taken a year's course 
in Home Economics at the University of Cincinnati, 
her home city. She has l>een treasurer of the 
Kroger Grocery and Baking Company, and buyer 
for the Premium Department. She is a practical 
nurse and has bad considerable experience in 
farming, gardening, raising chickens, etc. 

Winifred S. Bach, 1911, went overseas the last 
day of January, being sent from Delaware by the 
General federation of Women's Clubs of the 
U. S. Two girls were chosen from each state to 
go abroad to do recreation work among the Amer- 
ican soldiers. She was sent to Uriage, a resort 
in the Swiss Alps where about one thousand 
soldiers went each week on leave. These girls 
were kept busy playing the piano, dancing, walk- 
ing, listening and in every way possible finding 
amusement for the men wailing to be sent back 

I he\ gave a play one evening which was 
praised most enthusiastically by the "Dauphine 
Doughboy." Winifred is very happy and says 
that her work furnishes the most variety, most 
enjoyment and most good accomplished of any- 
thing she ever did before. 



She has recently been transferred to Dijon, 
where she was especially needed to play the piano. 
These girls were sent by the G. T. of W. ('. to 
supply the answer to the question the boys over 

there were always asking, "Isn't there anyone 
here from my state?" 

The girls are under the Y. M. ('. A. A num- 
ber of Wellesley girls were sent, and the lady in 

whose charge they were placed also is a Wellesley 
graduate of 1S!)H. 

Winifred's address while abroad is 12 rue 
d'Aguessean, Paris, France, Amer. Y. M. C. A. 

Alice Precourt of the class of 1916, also is 
with Winifred. 

Anna E. Bach. 


The National Conference of Social Work, to 
be held the week of June 1st at Atlantic City, 
announces four meetings on psychiatric social 
work. This is the first time that this subject has 
appeared upon the platform of any national or- 
ganization. The prominence of the topic on this 
year's program indicates the importance that this 
newly developed branch of social work has al- 
ready acquired. A special section on Mental 
Hygiene was created by the conference two years 
ago. Four of the eight sessions of this section at 
Atlantic City meetings will be devoted to social 
work in relation to psychiatry with both social 
workers and physicians as speakers. 

Training of the Psychiatric Social Worker will 
he the topic of one meeting. Among the speakers 
are Dr. Bernard Glucek, psychiatrist recently 
appointed upon the staff of the New York School 
of Social Work, and Dr. Edith R. Spaulding, 
lecturer in charge of the course in social psychia- 
try at Smith College Training School of Social 

The subject of training is especially timely, 
for the first course in psychiatric social work 
ever given has just been completed by the Smith 
College Training School. Although social work 
as an aid to medical work in the diagnosis and 
treatment of nervous and mental diseases had 
been in practice many years, the first general 
field calling for special preparation was the war 
emergency course offered by Smith College under 
the auspices of the National Committee for 
Mental Hygiene, 1918-1919. 

Out of it has grown the Smith College Training 
School of Social Work, a graduate professional 
school offering other courses, as well as psychia- 
tric social work, in two summer periods of study 
and clinical observation, with nine months of 
practical work in between. 

The fifty graduates of the original course were 
quickly absorbed and there is again a serious 
shortage of trained workers. College graduates. 
as they come to know the large opportunities of 
mental hygiene work, are finding it an extraor- 
dinarily interesting and attractive field. 

Public interest in mental hygiene, influenced by 
sympathy for war neuroses, so-called "shell- 
shock" has created a demand for trained psychi- 
atric social workers far in excess of the existing 
supply. As quickly as possible a large number 
of college women of suitable aptitude for this 
work should be gotten in training to meet the 
needs and opportunities of the reconstruction 



Pastel colors as well as black 
and navy in sport wear hats. 
Transparent hair braid and 
georgette hats in black, rose, 
pink or navy — and leghorns 
for party and dress wear. 


65-69 Summer St., BOSTON 

Dii. Fitch Gives Commencement Address. 
(Continued from page I, column .'{) 
ship fees invested in bonds amounted to a sub- 
scription of $38,400 for the last loan. The wa.C 
work did not consist merely in contributions of 
money, but also in bandages, hospital supplies, 
and clothing of all sorts made in the college Red 
Cross moms under the supervision of .Mrs. Hay- 
ward, '83. 

President Pendleton then spoke of the new 
buildings that are being built, and also of the 
many new buildings that the college requires. 
New laboratories lor the science departments are 
needed most of all, and these must In- obtained 
in order to keep up Wellesley's standard. An 
auditorium to hold the entire college, a swimming 
pool, and an endowment for salaries are also 
things which the college needs very much. 

Miss Pendleton announced the recipients of the 
various prizes. 

Margaret Hickenlooper Withrow, '19, received 
the John Masetield prize for excellence in prose 
writing, and Dorothy Elizabeth Collins, '19, for 
excellence in verse writing. 


While the new freedoms just secured to the 
women of Italy by the bill introduced by Sacchi, 
late Minister of Justice, merely give to the wo- 
men of that country what American women havi 
long had under the law, they remove such grave 
disabilities that, to Italian women, the victory is 
significant, Among the provisions of the new law- 
are the following: A married woman henceforth 
can control her own fortune without her husband's 
consent, carry on business, bring an action for 
recovery of property without his consent; if left 
a widow, she may have tutelage of her own child- 
ren with some slight supervision of tin- "Family 
Council," a group composed of male relatives. 

Women's position in Italy is still far from tin- 
standard adopted by most nations, but there is 
rapidly growing there the sense of these in- 
justices and the woman question is seriously re- 
garded by statesmen. 

Float Night Best in Years. 
(Continued from page 1, column 2) 

crew" rowed by, composed of Emily Edwards, 
'.'(I, Evelyn Holt, '19, Elizabeth Shipman, '19, 
Margaret Gay. 'JO, Marjorie Scudder T9, Mar- 
garet Post, '19, .Mary Hering, '20, Alice Clough, 
'19, for stroke, and Dorothea Mepham, '20, cox- 
swain. Dorothy Brainard, '-'1, Helen Gates, '.'I, 
Gladys Hathaway, '21, Sidney Sayre, '20, and 
Mildred Shepherd, 'JO, were substitutes. 

Excellent Work or Committees. 

The credit for the success of Float Night is 
due largely to the work of the committees. Ruth 
S. Coleman, '19, and Elizabeth Shipman, '19, ex- 
oflieio, were in charge. The General Arrange- 
ments Committee was managed by Catherine 
Hughes, 'JO, and included Anna M. Baetjer, '20, 
Helen M. Palmer, 'JO, Charlotte A. Wood, 'JO, 
Clara ( ). l.oveland, '21, Frances Hall, '21, Carita 
Bigelow, '21, Ruth A. Gardner, '22, Madeline 
Van Horn, '22. Dorothy Rainold, '19, was chair- 
man of the Pageant Committee which was com- 
posed of Elizabeth C. Mock, '20, Edna H. Bowen, 
'20, Helen C, Barnard, '20, Helen Strain, '20, 
Constance Whittemore, '21, Constance Van der 
l.'oest, '21, Mary Pringle Barret, '^.\ Rebecca 
Hill, '>.>. 

One of the largest crowds ever seen in college 
witnessed the competition and pageant. The 
omission of Float Night in last year's war-time 
Commencement mule the event new to over half 

the members of the college and, therefore, all the 
more enjoyable. 


An umbrella with silver handle! Taken from 
the Sophomore Transept at Vespers, June 8. 
Monogram A. K. P. on handle and also name tape 
with owner's name on it. Borrower please return 

Miss Alice K. Patox, 

Dover, N. H. 



2 Place de Rivoli, Paris, 

March 7. 1910. 

.Miss Grace G. Crocker, Chairman, 
Wellesley Wiar Service Committee, 
419 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass. 

My dear Miss Crocker: I am replying to your 
letter addressed to Colonel Gibson, which has 
evidently been very much delayed in the mails, 
in which you speak of the future work of the 
Wellesley Unit, because when your letter arrived, 
Colonel Gibson had left for the United States. 
I have personally seen Miss Whiting and we de- 
cided together that she had better get in touch 
with Monsieur Marlier, Secretaire General de 
l'Aisne. M. Marlier welcomed your offer of 
assistance and gave Miss Whiting a choice of 
various sectors in his department in which the 
Wellesley Unit might work under the French 
Government in the devastated area. It seems to 
me that this is a very splendid way to help. 

I want to take this opportunity to tell you that 
we do not want to lose the services of the Wel- 
lesley Unit until we have to. They are still do- 
ing a very important work at the Hospital Centre 
at Beau Desert, where large numbers of men 
who have been wounded are being rushed through 
the Hospital Centre, with a short stay of a few 
days, to the outgoing transports. Your Unit, all 
of whom I know personally, lias done a most re- 
markable piece of work with the American Red 
Cross at Beau Desert, which is in itself a most 
unattractive, dreary sort of place. There they 
have operated one of the very best of our hospital 
recreation huts. Their work has been wonder- 
fully well systematized. They have handled three 
or four times the number of men for which the 
hut was constructed. They have decorated it 
in the most artistic way and have been able, 
through their personalities, to secure especially 
fine co-operation from the Army. Their hut is 
a model, with its big stone fireplace, its recrea- 
tion room, its small homelike sitting room, and 
its attractive decoration. 

The Wellesley Unit has carried on its work in 
the hospital wards, its searching work and its en- 
tertainment program wonderfully well. Every 
member has worked hard and long and the Amer- 
ican Red Cross thanks them all and is very grate- 
ful to the Wellesley War Service Committee for 
its assistance to the American Red Cross and for 
the character of the people whom it sent to aid 

Very truly yours, 

Major Kenneth Mvgatt, 

Deputy Commissioner for France. 

The American Red Cross, 
New England Division Headquarters. 

. . . Thank you so much for the list of 
the garments. It certainly is a fine list of 
articles and all are so much needed now. The 
women's crocheted capes, especially catch my eye, 
and if at any time, you have any people who 
want to make them, they will be so appreciated. 
Very sincerely yours, 

Lavinia II. Newell, 
Director Women's Work. 

American Committee for Devastated France. 
New England Division. 

We are again most grateful to yon for the 
wonderful things you sent from the Wellesley 


workroom to be forwarded to France. I think it 
speaks volumes for the loyalty of your alumnae 
to have continued so long with their work. We 
are most grateful to be the intermediaries with 
France, and I hope in some fashion you may con- 
vey to at least a few of the girls how proud we 
arc to be sending such wonderful things into that 
distressed country. 


Helen Mumford, 
K.rcnilirc Chairman. 

Le Comite de Villefranche pour le secours aux 
refugies me charge de tons ses remerciements 
]>our I'Universily de Wellesley. Grace a voire 

gen£rosite, nous avons pu faire un arbre de Noel 
pour 178 enfants refugies. Chacun d'eux a recti, 
un jouet, un gateau et surtout de chauds vete- 
ments puises dans les nialles, que des mains 
charitables ont si bien garnies. La joie des 
enfants et leur reconnaissance auraient etc votre 
meilleur recompense. Je m'en fais l'cnterpretc 
aupres de vous. Veuillez, agreer, Miss Crocker, 
l'assurance de nos sentiments devoues et l'ex- 
pression de notre reconnaissance. 

G. Mauiun, 
Villefranche sur Rhone. Bd de la Station. 
le 30 xbre, 1918. 

Ella S. Mason, '00, 
Head of Workroom Activities for the 
Wellesley War Service Committee. 



The following skeleton brief may be used with 
discretion during any Commencement crisis which 
may occur. 

1. Tell your friends' families that you are 

glad pleasant 

that they are having such , . weather 

sorry J B unpleasant 

for their visit. 

2. Tell them that in some other years the 

weather has not been so , , , during Com- 
mencement, and that if they had been here then 


their visit would not have been so 


3. Tell them that Tree Day are so much 

Outdoor Play 

better pleasant. 

when the weather is , . 

worse unpleasant. 

sweater morning. 

4. Wear a ,. , in the ... 

organdie dress afternoon. 


Tune: Yankee Doodle. 

1918 came to town 

When the war was started 
But vict'ry never hove in sight 

Till she and Wellesley parted. 

1918 won the war, 

Wlho is there to doubt it? 
1918 won> the war, — 

That's all there is about it. 

Said Kaiser Bill to feeble Fred, 
"Mein son, I haf der knowledge 

We Chermans sere haf lost der war, — 
For '18' s out of college!" 

Ludendorf and Hindenburg, 

They fell into a coma 
And froze with fright when Class '18 

Was handed its diploma. 

Von Tirpitz brewed an evil plot 
With U's and subs to swamp us, 

But it just died a natural death 
When '18 left the campus. 

"With bond and bandage, garden, gauze, 
Old Bill," we said, "we'll trouble you 

As soon as we've embarked upon 
The W. W. W." 

Since this conclusion is so clear 
The blindest could not shun it, 

With maidenly yet conscious pride, 
We nobly say, "I done it!" 


Tune: A Wellesley Conversation. 

Yes; I'm back; 

I teach the high school math; 

Oh, have you seen the riding school? 

Let's take the meadow path; 

Your dues are'nt paid ; 

That dress is simply sweet; 

The worms are not so bad this year; 

My poor alumnae feet ! 


A reunion conversation 
Is a source of information 
That denotes our education 
Very well 
You can tell. 

Hello, Kate! 

Do you think it's going to rain? 

We're sleeping four abed down here; 

I nearly missed my train; 

The tea room's full ; 

You haven't changed a bit; 

Oh, let me sec your ring, my dear; 

That song has made a hit. 

A reunion conversation 
Is a source of information 
That denotes our education 
Very well 
You can tell. 


Tunc: Dallas Blues. 

Did you ever 'wake up with the blues all 'round 
I said around your — 
I mean your head ? 
Did you ever 'wake up with the blues all 'round 
your head 
And have the Wellesley blues 
And wish you were dead? 

Then we lay our heads right on a railroad — 

I said a railroad — 

I mean a track. 
Then we lay our heads right on a railroad track, 

And the train flies along 

To bring us back. 

Did you ever search the 'vill just to find a cot or — 

I said a cot or — 

I mean a floor 
Did you ever search the 'vill just to find a cot 
or floor? 

But at every house 

The lady shut the door. 

And now we I rid;! mi the Chap — oh! — 

I slid the Chap-el — 

1 mean the sti p 
\nil now we are sitting right on the Chapel I p 

And with the diu n of I lie morn 

Our blues are all gone. 

Tune: Eveline. 
oh. Evolu 
Oh, Evolu 
["here's nothing in the world you cannot do. 

You took a monkey and you changed him to 

a man 
/Long since, its true. 

But now you bring a greater phenomenon to pa -,. 
You take 1920, thai embryonic mass 

And turn it by a miracle into a senior class. 
Oh, Eva, Iva, Ova, Evolution! 


Tune: Down mi ilu Farm. 
How d'you think you'd keep me 
Away from the fun, 

When 1909 Reunis? 
How d'you think you'd leave me 

Tending babies, 

Sitting at home, 

Sad and alone? 
When the fairies gather out on the green. 

Of Wellesley's Campus lair. 

Oh, who would dare to miss 

Such a time as this, 
With Naughty-nine a singing. 

Oh, What old-time bliss! 
Oh, how d'you think you'd keep me 
Away from the fun 

When 190!) Reunes? 

Tune: / Don't Want In del Well. 
I don't want to lie a grad, 
I don't want to be a grad. 
For here I had such a good time. 
Now I am slaving my young life through 
And every day I've been awaj 
I've tho't a lot of you. 

I don't want to lie a grad, 
I don't want to be a grad, 
The wide, wild world is treating me so rough 

it's tough. 
1 teach, I type, I cook, I dust 
My polished mind is covered thick with nisi. 
But since I am a grad. 
I am very, very glad 
To be at dear Wellesley with you. 


Tune: I Don't Know Where I'm Going, But I'm 
On My Wan. 
We don't know what we're singing, 

We are all sung out; 
We'd like to sing in harmony. 

But wc only raise a shout ; 
Come on there, you, 

Don't lag behind. 
If your feet are sure. why. never mind. 

We don't know what we're singing, 
We are all sung out. 


Tune: Mary. 
Wellesley, Wellesley, sweetest name we know, 
Wellesley, Wellesley, oh, we love you so. 

Tho' the years have added to our weight and 

And we have often looked more sad than wise, 
And yet, oli ! 
Wellesley, Wellesley, while the years have flown. 
Wellesley", Wellesley. you have surely grown 
With your new, fine stylish sidewalks. 
Your gym. Tower Court and Claflin, 
Oh, Wellesley, you've surely grown. 




The Barnswallows and the Experimenters 



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On Sunday, June 8, in Houghton Memorial 
Chapel, the Baccalaureate Musical Vespers were 

Service Prelude 
Processional: "Angel voices ever singing" (8(i:i) 

Hymn: 9:28 

Service Anthem: "Behold, God is great" Naylor 
Psalm: CHI. 
Gloria Patri: 884. 
Scripture Lesson 

Choir: "The Lord is my Shepherd" //. W. Parker 
(For Soprano solo and chorus of women's 

voices, with accompaniment of Violin, Harp, 

and Organ) 
Organ: Pastorale in F major ./. S. Bach 

Violin: Romance in G Beethoven 

Organ: Grand chceur Guihnant 

Choir: Prayer of thanksgiving Edvard Kremser 
Prayers (with choral responses) 
Recessional: 90 Monk 

Antiphon: ''Praise the Lord, () my soul" Hopkins 

The Wellesley College Choir. .Miss Catherine 
Mills, Soloist, assisted by Miss M. Marguerite Oil- 
man, Harp, and Mr. Albert T. Foster, Violin. 
Professor Macdougall, Organist. 


"Sentiment in the South is much stronger than 
tin- folks up North think," said Mis. George 
Winslow Perkins, who has just returned from the 
Council Meeting of the General Federation of 
Women's Clubs held at Asheville, \. C. "Repre- 
itive women from all the Southern Slai. s w< re 
presenl and at no meeting of Federation women 
in years have there been such definite pleas for 
suffrage nor such enthusiastic applause wherever 
suffrage was mentioned. Everj Southern woman 
who appeared on tin program was a staunch sup- 

Mrs. Perkins is Clerk of the .Massachusetts 

Woman Suffrage Association. Her report is re- 
assuring ,-is it is generallj conceded thai the 
strength of the opposition to ratification lies in the 
South. From the Rio Grande in tin- Potomac are 
eleven states exclusive of the si\ border states 
Oklahoma, Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, 
Maryland and Delaware. But the suffragists will 

earn Si ! Oi these stales. The tide of i nliincnl 

South, i c - M a \ n Hi, has sel in the suffrage 
direction and we believe il is irresistible. 


The new rules of what not to do laid down by 
the National American Woman Suffrage workers 
for legislative workers might be useful in any 
line of work. They are: 

Don't tell all you know. 

Don't tell anything you don't know. 

Do not repeat even a slight remark that has 
been made to you in confidence. 

Don't lose your temper. 

Don't nag. 

Don't threaten and don't boast. 

Zeta Alpha Masque. 
(Continued from page 1) 
Song of the Gods composed by Harriet Webber 
Cupid's Curse composed by Harriet Webber 

Song of the Nymphs arranged by Harriet Webber 
Oenone's Complaint 

arranged by Elizabeth Shipman 
Song of the Fates 

composed by Elizabeth Shipman 

Dances arranged by Martha Jane Judson (1918) 
Orchestra under the direction of Albert Kanrich 
Lighting under the direction of Hubert Osborne 

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Blumnae ^Department 

(The Editors are earnestly striving; to make this 
department of value by reporting events of interest 
to Wellesley Alumna: as promptly and as completely 
as is possible. The Alumnae are urged to co-operate by 
sending notices to the Alumnx General Secretary or 
directly to the Wellesley College News.) 


•16. Martha T. Grove to Dr. Harry Lincoln 
Rogers of Riverton, N. Y., a graduate of Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania. 


'17. Flora Hawthorne Taft to Matthew Har- 
din Gutherie, tlnited States Army, on Wednes- 
day, June 4, in Montclair, New Jersey. 

'17. Marguerite Mussey to Lieutenant Thomas 
I. riper Kane, of Kane, Pennsylvania, on Monday, 
.April 4, at Elyria, Ohio. 


'04. Ruth P. Lincoln, on January ;>:{, 1919, at 
the home of her parents in Norwich, New York. 

'18. Edna Swope Hughes, died on Wednesday, 
May 21, at the Schenck Memorial Hospital at Sey- 
mour, Indiana. 


'Hi. To Mrs. Stewart Keith (Jessie Averill), 
a daughter, Charlotte, on May 16, at Wollaston, 



A few old friends of Miss Lucia E.^Clarke, 
formerly teacher of Latin and of Bible in Wel- 
lesley College, later in charge of Simpson Cot- 
tage, purpose to place a small memorial stone at 
her grave in Andover Cemetery, which is now 
unmarked. About $J.5.00 has already been given 
for this object. If any former pupil or friend 
of hers, seeing this notice, would like to join in 
the memorial, Miss Lincoln or the undersigned 
would gladly acknowledge additions to the above 
sum and send the donor further information. 
(Mrs.) Mary Mahston Walmsi.ey, 

(Address) care of Mrs. Thos. B. Gill, 516 Wild- 
wood Ave., Akron, O., or address Miss Emma J. 
Lincoln, 27 Summer St., Andover, Mass. 


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offered by this Bank, and the officers and employees are 
ever ready to render any assistance possible in connection 
with banking matters. 

C. N. TAYLOR, President 

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James Geaghan 

TEL. 413M 

The Chinese have a proverb which says, "Be 
not afraid of going slowly; only fear standing 
still." But the Peking Association had to fear 
neither; its great danger was in growing too fast. 
Looking back over the past year, the Association 
appears like an overgrown child whose body has 
developed out of all proportion to its mind. In 
numbers we had grown by one big leap, for our 
membership files showed a doubling over the pre- 
vious year, but mental and spiritual growtli could 
not be so registered. It proves to us two things. 
One that our present staff of foreign and Chinese 
Secretaries, especially the latter, is inadequate to 
cope with a membership of 400, and make the As- 
sociation mean something to each one. And sec- 
ond, that we must make the active members a 
working force in the Association. 

In the spring, Miss Paxson and Miss Tsai, from 
Nanking, led a series of helpful meetings under 
the management of a Union Evangelistic Com- 
mittee. The emphasis of the meetings was on Per 
sonal Evangelism, and a rather succesful effort 
was made to get a great many Christians to do 
personal work with one or more individual non- 
Christians. Some members of the Board at this 
time found a new renson for serving, and are now 
co-operating in making personal evangelism the 
motive in all departments of our work. Through 
these meetings, several girls and teachers in the 
government normal school became inquirers in 
the church, and upheld their new convictions in 
the hostile atmosphere of the school. Some of 
the strongest of that number have since left the 
school, but the interest still continues. After this 
year's winter conference, those same girls, and 
others, twenty in all. formed a weekly Bible class, 
from which we may hope for new openings in a 
school almost closed to us until a year ago. This 
is indeed the kind of work that required patience, 
but under Miss Ting's able leadership, the religious 
work is not standing still. 

With this security, the association opened las! 
fall a half-day school for poor children from si\ 
to thirteen years of age. Each child came intro- 
duced or recommended by some member or friend 
of the association. .Miss Fang, ;i Middle School 
graduate, who got her first touch with Christianity 
through the winter Conference Lasl year has he- 
come the volunteer teacher in charge of the school. 
She herself has gone far enough in Bible studj to 

want to help in our association work, though home 
relations at the present time make it impossible 
for her to see her way clear to joining the church. 
For this and other reasons there are parts of the 
school work which she cannot do, but with the 
help of special volunteer teachers from among our 
members, for story telling, Bible work, hand work, 
and nature study, the children are getting som< 
thing of what is forbidden to them by the lack of 
enough free public schools for the poorer classes. 
A Chinese friend made it possible to provide each 
of the fifty odd children with a new outer gar- 
ment, some of which the older children are making 
for themselves in the sewing hours. It was a red 
letter day for most of the children when they 
were sent, jut before Christmas, to one of the 
Mission hospitals of the city and each one bathed 
nut given a change of clothing. Those «l"> were 
the fortunate possessors of a second set of under- 
clothes took their own along in a bundle, but some 
had to be found elsewhere and provided for them. 
Plans are being made now for giving manual 
work to the boys through the kindness of the 
teacher of industrial work at the government 
normal school. 

Our Chinese Secretarial staff has increased this 
year by one, Miss Frances Chang, ;i graduate of 
a mission middle school. Under her leadership, 
we hope to see the membership work of the as- 
sociation develop, and believe the experiences of 
the year have ;it last set us in the right track 
io making our active membership a vital force in 
the lives of the Chinese women of Peking. 


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\Y. S. S. REPORT. 

The \Y. S. S. committee wishes to report thai 
since March 24th 

53 W. >. * $519.25 

077 Thrift Stamps .... 176.29 
been purchased by the students and faculty 
and through tin- Superintendent's Office 

5 W. S. S $20.78 

1 ?(X Thrift Stamps .... 30.00 # 
This makes a complete total for the year of 

119 W. S. S $449.19 

5183 Thrift Stamps .... 1295.;.'. 
It is of int. rest to note that this is a great in- 
crease over last year as the Welleslcy College Post 
Office sold in 1918 between January 1 and June 1 
184G Thrift Stamps and 11,'S \V. S. S. whereas in 
1919 during the same time 7:113 Thrift Stamps 
and 250 W. S. S. were sold. Therefore I lie com- 
mittee feels that the time and effort spent in col- 
lecting has been decidedly worth while. 
Respectfully submitted. 
Miss Katharine 31. Edwards, Chairman. 
Marion C. Smith. 


At the third annual meeting of the Wellesley 
College Teachers' Association; held on Saturday, 
the address was given by Dr. Elmer E. Brown, 
Chancellor of New York University, who was 
formerly Commissioner of Education of the United 
States. Dr. Brown's subject was "The Fine Art 
of 'leaching,"' and hence, while he fully admitted 
the value of the science of pedagogy, he laid his 
emphasis on certain elements which are required 
to make of teaching a fine art: such as the care 
for proportion, which refuses to work for perfec- 
tion of finish of detail at the expense of what is 
better worth while; the sense of time values, the 
power to discriminate between the imperfection due 
to haste and that due to waste of energy in 
dawdling, the requirement, for example, of quick, 
sharp decisive learning of the facts of history, 
while points of view and appreciation of values 
must be given time to develop. The art of teach- 
ing. Dr. Brown said, like other arts, is based on 
nature, and must idealize nature, avoiding the 
superstition from which much modern art is not 
free, that only he who knows the worst can see 
the best, and clinging to the belief that "to see 
the best is to sec most clearly." The art of teach- 
ing has for its purpo I Hie training of citizens to 

take their place as free men in the demoeracj of 

I he intellectual world, and must employ to that 
end the means of discipline, co-operation, si'lf- 

expression, and the understanding of the everlast- 
ing relation of rights to responsibilities. The 
teacher, finally, must help his student to emanci- 
pate himself from the mastery of Ins instructor, 

and to bee e an independent worker in the field 

of thought. 


There are today approximate!;, Fifteen and one- 
half million women in 29 states who have been 
given the righl to vote for the ne\i president of 
the United Slates, and approximate!} one hundred 
million women voters in the world. 

The prompt ratification of the federal Suffrage 
Amendment to Hie Constitution will remove the 
bility that now is the lot of Hie women resi- 
dents of nineteen states. Massachusetts has the 

chanci to had the mni e i lor ratification and 

the Old 1'. '\ Slaii-. we believe, will rise to the 
Women now have full suffrage in 15 states of 

the Union and in Uaska, liny have I icipal 

and presidential in ."> states, presidential onlj in 
7 states, primary in two states, and school or lax 
Suffrage in I . 'they have full or partial 

suffrage in ' ' count rjes abroad. 

Tufts College Medical and Dental Schools 

The Tufts College Medical and Dental Schools are co-educa- 
tional, and provide women with an opportunity for entering vocations 
of great possibilities. 

The requirements for entering the Med- 
ical School are that the candidate shall 
Jiave a diploma from an accredited high 
school and two years of medical pre- 
paratory work covering Chemistry, Biol- 
ogy, Physics, English and either French 
or German. 

Tufts College Dental School admits 
graduates of accredited high schools on 
presentation of their diploma and trans- 
cript of record covering fifteen units. 
Many successful women practitioners are 
among its graduates. 

For further information, apply to 

FRANK E. HASKINS, M. D., Secretary 

* 416 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Mass. 


For the period June 20, 1917, to July 31, 1918. 

Balance on hand June 20, 1917 $256.00 

Received from Alumnae and former students 

For support of Miss Severin 1546.96 

For Residence Fund 293.60 

Interest on deposit in Union Market Na- 
tional Bank, Savings Dept. 5.93 

Paid to National Board Y. W. C. A. for 

Miss Severin $1625.00 

Postage 70.90 

Printing 63.39 

Deposit in Savings Dept., Union Market 

National Bank as Residence Fund 299.53 

Cash to balance July 31, 1918 43.67 

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